Government IT Security Conference

9 May 2018

Victoria Park Plaza



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and decision-makers looking to protect key public sector ICT assets and infrastructures

At a glance

Information security is fundamental to agile, responsive and high quality public services. The UK has almost doubled its investment to protect Britain from cyber-attacks with £1.9 billion allocated over the course of the next five years. Added to what the government is spending on core cyber security capabilities, protecting its own networks and ensuring safe and secure online services, the government’s total spending will be more than £3.2 billion. 

Securing critical information and assets, including the government’s ICT infrastructure, are vital to safeguarding against cyber-attacks as well as a range of other security threats such as criminal and negligent behaviour. Whitehall Media’s 5th annual GovSec conference is geared around enabling government to function effectively, safely and securely through improved IT, information and infrastructural security. The all-day conference explores how public sector organisations and professionals can make sense of securing their functions in a rapidly changing environment.

Join hundreds of senior cyber security, InfoSec and risk management professionals to discuss the threat landscape, opportunities to detect and defeat attacks through appropriate skills and capabilities as well as best practice and approaches required to protect critical national systems and networks. Through a series of thought-leadership and case-study presentations, we showcase the very best examples of how public bodies are building resilience and utilising technology to solve strategic security issues.


  • Adaptive Security Architecture
  • Advanced Threat Protection/Advanced Evasive Techniques
  • Asset Protection and Resilience
  • Audit and Accountability
  • Building Cyber Skills into Workforce and Leadership
  • Business Continuity Management and Contingency Planning
  • BYOD / Endpoint / Application Security
  • Change Management/Programme Management
  • Cloud Security Principles, Practice, Integration
  • Controlling Risks through Technology and Processes
  • Creating a Risk-Aware Culture
  • Critical Infrastructure and Operational Technology Security
  • Cryptography Techniques
  • Cyber Essentials Scheme (CES)
  • Cyber Policing / Preventing Cybercrime
  • Cyber Policy, Defence, Threat Intelligence
  • Cyber Risk Management
  • Cyber Insurance
  • Data Access Governance, Data Loss Prevention, Disaster Recovery
  • Data Protection, Classification, Confidentiality
  • Data Transit Protection
  • Detecting Espionage
  • DevOps Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Digital Transformation and Cyber Security
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Embedding security into disruptive trends (IoT, big data, etc.)
  • Emergency Resource Planning
  • Governance, Regulation, Compliance Frameworks
  • IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  • Identity Assurance / Access Management
  • Information Security / Governance
  • Infrastructure Management and Security
  • Leadership and Management of Security and Risk
  • Legacy Systems and Continuous Improvement Challenges
  • Malware Detection and Response
  • Network Security and Monitoring
  • Penetration Testing
  • Personnel Security / changing role of HR
  • Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • Privileged Account Management
  • Protecting against DDoS, Ransomware, Malware
  • Physical / Hardware Security
  • Risk Management Frameworks, Metrics, Strategy
  • Securing Critical National Infrastructure
  • Securing Online Transactions and Payment Security
  • Security Assurance
  • Security of Public Facing Government Applications
  • Social Media Challenges and Risks
  • Supply Chain Security and Third Party Risk
  • Technical Surveillance Counter Measures
  • User awareness and training
  • Vulnerability Detection and Assessment
  • Web security tools and best practice
  • Wireless and Mobile Security

Featured Speakers